NSTSE Syllabus 2019
Vaishnav Gautam, 18 Oct 2018, #NSTSE

NSTSE Syllabus 2019 - Students appearing for NSTSE exam are advised to study from NSTSE syllabus as recommended by Unified Council. NSTSE exam will take place for students from class 1 to 12. The questions will be asked from two sections for class 1 and 2, three sections for class 3 to 5, five sections for class 6 to 10 and four sections for class 11 and 12. Syllabus of NSTSE 2019 will follow set 75% of CBSE curriculum and is also suitable for students from ICSE and state boards. From class 3 to 12, there will be a section for Critical Thinking, the goal for which is to test candidates in Logical & Inductive Reasoning, Tactics & Strategies in decision making, Subjective & Objective analysis.


It is imperative that students follow the NSTSE Syllabus 2019 as it will dictate what to study for preparations of the exam. NSTSE 2019 will be held on December 7, 2018 for students appearing from schools and on December 16, 2018 for individual students. The time duration for NSTSE 2019 will be one hour, from 10:30 to 11:30. Read below to find out the Exam Pattern and Syllabus of NSTSE 2019.

Important Dates for NSTSE 2019

Event

Date

Last date to apply

October 30, 2018

Exam date for school students

December 7, 2018

Exam date for individual students

December 16, 2018

NSTSE Syllabus 2019 for class 1

There will be 40 questions for class 1. Syllabus of NSTSE and marks distribution for class 1 are as given below:

NSTSE Syllabus for class 1

Subject

Total no. of questions

Total marks

Mathematics

25

25

General Science

15

15

Total

40

40

NSTSE Syllabus 2019 for class 2

A total of 50 questions will be asked in NSTSE 2019 for students from class 2. Syllabus of NSTSE 2019 and marks distribution for class 2 is:

NSTSE Syllabus for class 2

Subject

Total no. of questions

Total marks

Mathematics

25

25

General Science

25

25

Total

50

50

NSTSE Syllabus for class 3 to 5

A total of 60 questions will be asked from three sections for students from class 3 to 5. Syllabus of NSTSE 2019 and marks distribution for class 3 to 5 is:

NSTSE Syllabus for class 3 to 5

Subject

Total no. of questions

Total marks

Mathematics

25

25

General Science

30

30

Critical Thinking

5

5

Total

60

60

NSTSE Syllabus for class 6 to 10

There will be 60 questions for 60 marks asked from 5 subjects for students from class 6 to 10. Syllabus of NSTSE 2019 and marks distribution for this group is as follow:

NSTSE Syllabus for class 3 to 5

Subject

Total no. of questions

Total marks

Mathematics

25

25

Physics

10

10

Chemistry

10

10

Biology

10

10

Critical Thinking

5

5

Total

60

60

NSTSE Syllabus for class 11 and 12 (PCM)

A total of 60 questions will be asked from four sections for students from PCM in class 11 and 12. Syllabus of NSTSE 2019 and marks distribution for this class is:

NSTSE Syllabus for class 11 and 12 (PCM)

Subject

Total no. of questions

Total marks

Mathematics

25

25

Physics

15

15

Chemistry

15

15

Critical Thinking

5

5

Total

60

60

NSTSE Syllabus for class 11 and 12 (PCB)

There will be 60 questions from four sections for students from PCB in class 11 and 12. Syllabus of NSTSE 2019 and marks distribution for this class is:

NSTSE Syllabus for class 11 and 12 (PCB)

Subject

Total no. of questions

Total marks

Biology

25

25

Physics

15

15

Chemistry

15

15

Critical Thinking

5

5

Total

60

60

How to get NSTSE Admit card 2019?

Admit card of NSTSE 2019 will be released a few days before the exam date. Students are advised to bring their NSTSE admit card while going for the exam as they will not be allowed to sit if they fail to do so. Students can check their NSTSE admit card 2019 by following the steps given below: 

Step 1: Go to the link provided below.

Step 2: When the new page opens, enter your reference number as given at the time of application.

Step 3: Click on submit.

Step 4: NSTSE admit card 2019 will load on the screen.

Step 5: Download and take a printout as it will be needed in the exam and during the result too. 

NSTSE Sample Papers 2019

Students who want an extra edge over the competition and want to ace the exam can make their preparations better by solving NSTSE sample papers. Practising from sample papers will make you aware of the marking scheme, standard of questions, exam pattern etc. You can follow the steps given below to access NSTSE Sample Papers 2019:

Step 1: Access the link given below on this page.

Step 2: When the page loads, a class-wise table will appear with question papers and keys & solutions.

Step 3: Open the desired question paper.

Step 4: When the sample paper loads, click on download.

Step 5: Now you can easily solve the paper offline or print it out for better accessibility.

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